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Vancouver / Vancounver - 12 nights, 13 days

This itinerary takes you on a spectacular loop of the majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains and northern British Columbia. You will see how diverse this region is and enjoy two magical train journey’s including the Rocky Mountaineer train and also a spectacular voyage along the scenic Inside Passage.

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Rail & Sail Itinerary - Vancouver to Vancouver

Day 1

Arriving in Vancouver you will transfer independently to your downtown hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore this coastal gem. Spend the night in Vancouver.

Day 2

Spectacularly located between the Coastal Mountains there is so much to see and do in Vancouver. Enjoy the day to explore on your own. Spend the night in Vancouver.

Day 3

Rocky Mountaineer Vancouver to Kamloops
This morning you will embark on an unforgettable train journey onboard the legendary Rocky Mountaineer. Spend the night in Kamloops.

Day 4

Rocky Mountaineer Kamloops to Banff
Continuing into the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, the scenery that you will see today will be breathtaking. Continue onto the popular mountain town of Banff. Spend the night in Banff

Day 5

Banff is a hot spot in the Rockies and one of the most visited mountain towns. Spend the day exploring or relaxing in the stunning setting. Spend the night in Banff

Day 6

Banff to Jasper
Leave Banff and travel north along the famous Icefields Parkway into the untamed wilderness of Jasper National Park. Stopping at the Athabascar Glacier you will enjoy a wonderful ride on an Ice Explorer onto the glacier (included). Spend the night in Jasper

Day 7

Enjoy some time in the magical town of Jasper, which still boasts an intriguing frontier identity. The day is yours to explore the remote setting. Spend the night in Jasper.

Day 8

VIA Rail – The Skeena Jasper to Prince George
Today you will embark on an exciting rail journey across British Columbia’s northern region to the waters of the Pacific Ocean. The northern arm of the Fraser River leads to Prince George. Spend the night in Prince George

Day 9

VIA Rail – The Skeena Prince George to Prince Rupert
Continuing west the train follows the turbulent currents of the Skeena River and meanders through spectacular canyons and open valleys. Spend the night in Prince Rupert.

Day 10

Inside Passage Cruise – Prince Rupert to Port Hardy
Welcome to the glorious Inside Passage, a paradise for photographers and wildlife enthusiasts. Sail to Vancouver Island as you pass beautiful scenery. Spend the night in Port Hardy.

Day 11

Port Hardy to Vancouver via scenic flight
Today, independently transfer to Port Hardy airport for your flight to Vancouver. Upon arrival in Vancouver where you independently transfer to your hotel with the remainder of the day at leisure. Spend the night in Vancouver.

Day 12

Vancouver / Victoria Excursion
This full day trip to Victoria starts with a cruise through the Gulf Islands and includes a visit to the acclaimed Butchart Gardens. Continue to Victoria and enjoy a tour around this lovely city with some time at leisure to explore before returning to Vancouver. Spend the night in Vancouver.

Day 13

Vancouver - End of Tour
This morning you have your final chance for some world class shopping or sightseeing before you head back to Vancouver airport for your return flight home.

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Rail & Sail Prices

Date Twin Triple Single Child
13 May 15 - 20 May 15 £1719 £1629 £2265 £989
27 May 15 £1769 £1665 £2359 £989
03 Jun 15 - 16 Sep 15 £1909 £1755 £2575 £1059
Prices based on Standard & RedLeaf, price per person. Deluxe rates available
Based on eastbound & westbound departures, call for westbound prices
Child age 0-11 years

Rail & Sail Upgrades

Exclusives - Rail Seat Upgrade

Upgrade your rail seat to the luxury of the GoldLeaf carriage and enjoy the extra benefits of the Dome carriage for 360 degrees views.

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What's included

    What's included

  • Accommodation for 12 nights
  • Hop-on Hop-off trolley tour of Vancouver
  • Private transfer from Vancouver hotel to train station
  • Vancouver / Kamloops / Banff rail passage on the Rocky Mountaineer (Redleaf service)
  • Transfers to and from Kamloops train station
  • Fully day sightseeing transfer, Banff to Jasper including a stop at Columbia Icefield (Ice Explorer ride included)
  • Jasper / Prince George / Prince Rupert rail passage on VIA Rail’s route
  • Prince Rupert to Port Hardy Inside Passage cruise (passenger only)
  • Port Hardy to Victoria sightseeing transfer
  • Victoria to Vancouver floatplane shuttle transfer (max 11kg luggage per person)
  • 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches onboard the Rocky Mountaineer
  • 1 breakfast, 2 lunches and 2 dinners onboard VIA Rail

    Not included:

  • Flights
  • Transfers to and from airport and / or train stations unless otherwise stated
  • National park entrance fees
  • Gratuities for rail, hotel and transfer staff
  • Attractions unless otherwise specified
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Train Tour Service Levels

Rocky Mountaineer Train Tour Service Levels
  GoldLeaf Service SilverLeaf Service RedLeaf Service
Coach Style Bi-level dome Single-level dome Single-level coach
Window Style Fully domed windows with panoramic views upstairs, private dining room on the lower level with large picture windows Oversized domed windows Large picture windows
Included meals served onboard Gourmet à la carte Delicious hot entrée options Fresh chilled meals
Meal service style Served in the dining room Served at your seat Served at your seat
Number of Rocky Mountaineer Hosts Three to Four, plus full culinary team Three One
Alcoholic beverages Complimentary throughout journey Complimentary wine or beer at lunch Complimentary wine or beer at lunch
Non-alcoholic beverages Included Included Included
Outdoor viewing area Large open-air vestibule Outdoor viewing between coaches Outdoor viewing between coaches
Luggage in Kamloops/Quesnel Delivered to your hotel Delivered to your hotel Overnight bag required
Full storytelling Included Included Included
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Call us to book on 0207 616 9184 (London) / 0141 223 7517 (Glasgow)

Call us to book on
0207 616 9184 (London) / 0141 223 7517 (Glasgow)

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Return Flight

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  • Children under the age of 16 MUST be
    accompanied by an adult.

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